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Larry Ellison for Republican Nominee

Stephan Jenkins | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco
Stephan Jenkins

The problem is that Larry is not a Republican. No worries mate! Ronald Reagan (debt raiser in chief) isn't a Republican by today's standards either. I have five reasons to believe Larry would make the kind of moderate Republican we need.

The Real Motivation Behind Going Public in Philanthropy

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

For Warren Buffet and me, giving feels really good, because the truth is, we receive more than the supposed recipient. This thing we call "love of humankind," philanthropy, infuses our whole being with love of self.

The Top Rated Tech CEOS: Schmidt Beats Jobs

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Eric Schmidt on April 4 will step down from his position as Google CEO, passing the torch to the company's co-founder Larry Page. Schmidt is going ...

The 10 Wealthiest Divorcées In The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Forbes published their annual Billionaires List on Wednesday, comprised of the 1,210 wealthiest people on the planet, totaling a net worth of $4.5 tri...

The World's Nine Richest People

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By Forbes.com: This 25th year of tracking global wealth was one to remember. The 2011 Billionaires List breaks two records: total number of listees (...

PHOTOS: The Homes Of America's Top Tech Titans

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

We recently learned that Steve Jobs was planning to tear down his 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion and build a more modest domicile in its place...

Ellison: SAP Stole $4 Billion From Oracle

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison turned up the pressure in an industrial espionage trial Monday by testifying that archenemy SAP...

Larry Ellison Gets Pay Package Worth $70 Million

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison, one of the world's richest people, drew a pay package worth about $70 million during the company'...

Why Oracle's CEO Should Be Fired and Its Board Sued by Shareholders

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Compensation of CEOs is generally deemed outrageous. But what is now at stake, is that, while the amounts themselves are outrageous, their correlation to performance is questionable, too.

Mark Hurd Just Wants to Be Free

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Smart companies know that talent is more important than technology. If you doubt that, look at how fast Larry Ellison moved to grab Mark Hurd.

Billionaire Boys: The Story of Larry and Mark

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michelle Kraus

Boys will be boys even in Silicon Valley. Wall Street does not have a monopoly on arrogance or audacious wealth. Just watch all of the hoopla about ...

CEOs, Horny or Otherwise, Get too Many Breaks

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

If there's information out there about your negative financial background, your crummy criminal background, or your salacious sexual background, you're going to find it hard to find a job. Unless you're a CEO.

The Giving Pledge: What Do We Want From the Wealthy?

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

Outright gifts to a charity, no matter how well intentioned, may not pay for what we need most. And they definitely bite into the government's tax revenues.

Larry Ellison's 27 Year-Old Son Brings $350 Million To Paramount Financing Deal

AP/HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: Nikki Finke's reaction to the deal: Let's agree on this: Hollywood remains a haven for nepotism. It also opens its arms to anyone with money. ...

Oracle Chief Blasts HP CEO's 'Cowardly' Ouster

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Larry Ellison is blasting Hewlett-Packard's decision to oust CEO Mark Hurd as cowardly and the worst personnel decision ...

Forty Billionaires Follow Buffett's Pledge To Donate Bulk Of Their Wealth To Charity

DailyFinance | CARRIE COOLIDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Famed investor Warren Buffett today announced the names of 40 of America's wealthiest families and individuals who have signed on to the Giving Pledge...

Nice Work If You Can Get It: Highest Paid CEO Of The Decade

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of software maker Oracle Corp., topped the list of best-paid executives of public companies during the pas...

Larry Ellison Wins America's Cup. Oracle Team Defeats Alinghi

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VALENCIA, Spain — Still bundled against the cold in his white foul-weather gear, software tycoon Larry Ellison hoisted the America's Cup high in...

Best CEOs Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2000s certainly seem like a ghastly decade. The era's already fabled financial debacles -- among them, Enron's bankruptcy, the burst of the tech b...

The Fallacy of Execution (and Sex), or Why Mark Zuckerberg Doesn't Answer Questions About Facebook's Origins

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

There is no cliché I hear more, and that I hate more, than the vague, poorly-defined and generally ill-conceived notion that "execution" is more important than "the idea."

10 CEO Mega-Yachts (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the economy mired in a historic recession, now is certainly not the time to flaunt your world-class mega-yacht (assuming you actually own one). Y...

Is Tech Dead In Chicago?

Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky

Chicago will never and should never try to compare itself to Silicon Valley, Seattle or any of the other alleged "tech centers" throughout North America. The city's diversified economy is comprised of a completely different kind of DNA.

The Highest-Paid CEOs Of 2007: AP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2007 at Standard & Poor's 500 companies based on calculations by The Associated Press. The total pay figures are rounded,...

Top Paid CEOs: Who Earned What

LA Times | Scott DeCarlo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a 38% collective pay raise in 2006, chief executives of the 500 biggest companies in the U.S. (as measured by a composite ranking of sales, prof...

Google's Expensive Bodyguards Are Cheaper Than Larry Ellison's

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After reviewing the Google (GOOG) proxy, Henry Blodget asks a reasonable question: How did Eric Schmidt spend $474,662 on security last year? One answ...